Pita Sharples: Cultural wisdom can bridge gaps

A stirring commentary on the deep value of Māori and New Zealand history by Dr Pita Sharples (citing Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History) in today's NZ Herald.

Our ancestors truly blessed us by establishing a foundation of goodwill, good faith and co-operation for our nation. It is our responsibility, and that of each generation of New Zealanders, to live up to their aspirations for us. We owe it to our ancestors, to ourselves and to future generations to learn about our history, and to make sure that's part of our children's basic education. Kia ora!

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